Jill Wheatley

Following a traumatic brain injury that led to more than 26 months between seven different healthcare, facilities and three countries, Jill

Jim Butterworth

Jim Butterworth is an investment banker, technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker. He earned a

Michael Wirth

Michael Wirth is a professional ski mountaineer and ultra runner. Inspired by a childhood spent in the Elk Mountains of Colorado, his adventurous

Jeremy Evans

Jeremy Evans is a Lake Tahoe-based author whose nonfiction titles include “See You Tomorrow,” “In Search of Powder,” and

John Fielder

John Fielder is Colorado’s best-known nature photographer, publisher, teacher and preservationist with over 40 exhibit-format books and

Dr. Jon Kedrowski

Dr. Jon Kedrowski is the author of “Sleeping on the Summits: Colorado Fourteener High Bivys” and is a professor of Mountain Geography at Colorado

Scott Carney

Scott Carney is an investigative journalist and anthropologist whose stories blend narrative non-fiction with ethnography. His reporting has

Tommy Caldwell

Tommy Caldwell has made dozens of notable ascents and many consider him the best all-around rock climber in the world. In 2014, he was chosen as

Ellen Miller

A Vail Valley resident for more than 20 years, Ellen Miller is a USATF Certified Level 2 Endurance/Athletic Coach and works as an Outdoor Fitness

Luis Benitez

Eagle resident Luis Benitez is a mountain guide, motivational speaker and served as the first director of the newly created Colorado Outdoor

George Basch

George Basch (aka “Curious George”) has circled the globe as an adventurer, explorer, photographer and a creative entrepreneurial businessman. He

Alan Arnette

The 18th and oldest American to summit K2 at age 58 in 2014, Alan Arnette is an Alzheimer’s advocate and passionate climber who has reached more